consumer protection

Calif. Privacy Law Marks Sea Change for Retailers’ eCommerce Strategies
Calif. Privacy Law Marks Sea Change for Retailers’ eCommerce Strategies
September 27, 2022  |  Retail

Two years in, and data privacy’s seismic shift — with California at its epicenter — may upend the way retailers close the deal. As noted...

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CFPB Warns Businesses Not to Misrepresent FDIC Insurance
CFPB Warns Businesses Not to Misrepresent FDIC Insurance
May 17, 2022  |  CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is looking out for consumers at risk of succumbing to false advertising stemming from misusing the Federal Deposit Insurance...

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From BNPL to Crypto, Former CFPB Official Says ‘Everything Viewed Suspiciously’
From BNPL to Crypto, Former CFPB Official Says ‘Everything Viewed Suspiciously’
September 16, 2021  |  Payment Methods

Nothing is as certain as death and taxes, they say. And when it comes to payments and credit innovations experiencing explosive growth, particularly buy now,...

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With Domestic Travel Booming, Hopper Bets Its New Services Will Take Off Too
With Domestic Travel Booming, Hopper Bets Its New Services Will Take Off Too
August 25, 2021  |  Merchant Innovation

As COVID-19 ebbs and flows and a sustainable re-opening for business and leisure remains shrouded in uncertainty, at least one thing has become clear; people...

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Rep. Waters Slams CFPB Chief For ‘Betraying Consumers’
Rep. Waters Slams CFPB Chief For ‘Betraying Consumers’
July 30, 2020  |  Regulation

The chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services unleashed a withering attack on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on Thursday (July 30), accusing...

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Texas AG Leads Multi-State Consumer Protection Probe Into Apple
Texas AG Leads Multi-State Consumer Protection Probe Into Apple
July 23, 2020  |  Apple

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is leading a multi-state probe against Apple Inc. Axios reported the investigation is examining Apple’s possible use of deceptive trade...

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FTC Charges Payday Lender With ‘Deceptively’ Overcharging Clients
FTC Charges Payday Lender With ‘Deceptively’ Overcharging Clients
May 22, 2020  |  Legal

After a payday lender allegedly left consumers to pay more than promised by drawing continued interest-only deductions, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has charged a lending...

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EU Parliament Calls For More Consumer Protection In AI, Automation
EU Parliament Calls For More Consumer Protection In AI, Automation
January 24, 2020  |  International

Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee issued a resolution Thursday (Jan. 23) that will put rules into place to address the challenges of fast-developing...

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Retail Product Insurance: Driving Higher Sales With Greater Trust
Retail Product Insurance: Driving Higher Sales With Greater Trust
January 07, 2020  |  Retail

The impulse to protect purchases runs deep, as does brand affinity (aka trust) in our favorite online retailers. This combination can make insurance coverage a...

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